Manchester City Enter Esports Arena

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Manchester city have signed signed FIFA youngster Kieran ‘Kez’ Brown which is the fourth signing of the summer, the first in esports!

It seems the club is focussing on esports in particular, FIFA. Clubs like Schalke FC made the move into league of legends but Man City look to be keeping it in house with a football perspective.

Below is a statement from Man City club representative Diego Gigliani, SVP, Media and Innovation at City Football Marketing had to say about the decision:

“As eSports continues to gain momentum, it makes sense for our Club to be part of the action and get closer to our fans, who love playing EA SPORTS FIFA as Manchester City. We will be a bigger presence at gaming tournaments, we will have more content through our digital channels and we will activate even more with our fans at matches and Club events.

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“When we set out to find an eSports player, we decided we wanted someone who was a fantastic, young, talent, but also with a hunger and a desire to grow. We strongly believe we have found that in Kieran. He is full of potential. Not only is he a great player, but we also believe he will engage and interact brilliantly with our fans all around the world.”

Check the full statement here.